Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Vintage Lone Star

My paternal grandmother, Martha, made this quilt in the 1920's. The pieces are so evenly cut it may have been a kit. It was on my parent's bed for years.
Lone Star quilt of pastel solids from 1920s Oklahoma.
Lone Star
Unfortunately, the fabric is giving out. I'm more accustomed to fabric wearing out at a certain color first, probably from the metallics in the dye. This one is odd; it looks like it's been sliced with a rotary cutter every quarter inch along the weft of each piece in the top. I'm just glad my parents used and enjoyed this quilt.
Center of Lone Star quilt in yellow, orange, pink and red solids made in 1920s Oklahoma.
Lone Star Center
Fret not; enjoy the day.


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